Top rated movies with mind-blowing special effects that have a gradual beginning

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with mind-blowing special effects and a gradual beginning! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with mind-blowing special effects and a gradual beginning, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Detention (2019)

In the 1960s, two classmates go looking for their missing friends and teachers, all of whom took part in an illegal book club, only to come face to face with ghosts and deformed monsters that have taken over their school.

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2019-09-20 | Horror / Mystery

Cast

Gingle Wang, Jing-Hua Tseng

Rating

rating icon 6.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    natural light
  2. Ranked #2 for
    fragmented narrative
  3. Ranked #2 for
    precious

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2 Color Out of Space (2019)

The Gardner family moves to a remote farmstead in rural New England to escape the hustle of the 21st century. They are busy adapting to their new life when a meteorite crashes into their front yard, melts into the earth, and infects both the land and the properties of space-time with a strange, otherworldly colour. To their horror, the family discovers this alien force is gradually mutating every life form that it touches—including them.

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2019-09-07 | Horror / Science Fiction

Cast

Nicolas Cage, Joely Richardson

Rating

rating icon 6.023
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    otherworldly
  2. Ranked #1 for
    Cosmic Horror
  3. Ranked #1 for
    rich color

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3 Hatching (2022)

12 year old Tinja is desperate to please her mother, a woman obsessed with presenting the image of a perfect family. One night, Tinja finds a strange egg. What hatches is beyond belief.

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2022-03-04 | Horror / Fantasy

Cast

Siiri Solalinna, Sophia Heikkilä

Rating

rating icon 6.255
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    allegoric
  2. Ranked #1 for
    greatest
  3. Ranked #1 for
    coolest

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4 The Divine Fury (2019)

After waking up with mysterious wounds on his hands, a champion fighter finds himself in an otherworldly battle against evil forces that wreak havoc in the human world.

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2019-07-31 | Action / Horror

Cast

Park Seo-jun, Ahn Sung-ki

Rating

rating icon 6.741
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    dead serious
  2. Ranked #1 for
    blast finish
  3. Ranked #1 for
    amazing piece of work

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5 Sputnik (2020)

At the height of the Cold War, a Soviet spacecraft crash lands after a mission gone awry, leaving the commander as its only survivor. After a renowned Russian psychologist is brought in to evaluate the commander’s mental state, it becomes clear that something dangerous may have come back to Earth with him…

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2020-09-08 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Oksana Akinshina, Pyotr Fyodorov

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4 for
    moment of brilliance
  2. Ranked #4 for
    creditable directing
  3. Ranked #4 for
    competent

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6 Gaia (2021)

In the depths of an ancient forest, something has been growing. Something older than humanity itself, and perhaps greater too. When a park ranger discovers a man and his son living wild, she stumbles onto a secret that is about to change the world.

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2021-06-18 | Horror / Fantasy

Cast

Monique Rockman, Carel Nel

Rating

rating icon 5.937
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    uneasy atmosphere
  2. Ranked #1 for
    bit shaky camera work
  3. Ranked #1 for
    expansive

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Gaia trailer
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7 Sea Fever (2020)

The crew of a West of Ireland trawler—marooned at sea—struggle for their lives against a growing parasite in their water supply.

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2020-03-06 | Thriller / Horror

Cast

Hermione Corfield, Ardalan Esmaili

Rating

rating icon 6.154
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    well-acted
  2. Ranked #2 for
    good pace
  3. Ranked #2 for
    decently written

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8 Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022)

A solitary scholar discovers an ancient bottle while on a trip to Istanbul and unleashes a djinn who offers her three wishes. Filled with reluctance, she is unable to come up with one, so the djinn tries to inspire her with his stories.

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2022-08-24 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Tilda Swinton, Idris Elba

Rating

rating icon 6.883
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    fantastical
  2. Ranked #1 for
    completely enthralling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    innocence and desire

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9 Freaks (2019)

Kept locked inside the house by her father, 7-year-old Chloe lives in fear and fascination of the outside world, where Abnormals create a constant threat—or so she believes. When a mysterious stranger offers her a glimpse of what's really happening outside, Chloe soon finds that while the truth isn't so simple, the danger is very real.

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2019-09-12 | Science Fiction / Drama

Cast

Emile Hirsch, Bruce Dern

Rating

rating icon 6.758
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    slow start
  2. Ranked #2 for
    thickened plot
  3. Ranked #2 for
    logical conclusion

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10 Stay Out Stay Alive (2019)

After an earthquake uncovers an abandoned goldmine, a hiker falls in and is trapped, forcing friends to grapple with a moral dilemma that spirals into madness.

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2019-11-26 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Barbara Crampton, Sage Mears

Rating

rating icon 5.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    remaining etched
  2. Ranked #1 for
    exacting
  3. Ranked #1 for
    meticulously planned

Trailer

Stay Out Stay Alive trailer
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